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BP Earnings Preview: Lower Oil Prices To Offset Higher Production

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BP Plc. (NYSE:BP) is scheduled to announce its 2015 first quarter earnings on April 28. We expect lower crude oil prices to weigh significantly on the company’s upstream earnings growth. The average  Brent crude oil spot price declined by more th...
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Southwest’s Earnings Triple Backed By Strong Domestic Demand and Lower Fuel Costs

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), which released its first quarter operating results along with Alaska Air (NYSE: ALK) and United (NYSE: UAL) on Thursday, posted a record earnings of 66 cents per share for the quarter, beating the market estimate o...
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United Beats Market’s Earning Estimate, Slightly Misses The Revenue Forecast

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United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) announced its first quarter operating results yesterday, along with low-cost carrier Southwest (NYSE: LUV) and smaller airline Alaska Air (NYSE: ALK). The airline reported total revenue of $8.61 billion, sl...
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Barrick Gold Earnings Preview: Lower Gold Prices To Weigh On Q1 Results

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Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) will release its first quarter results on April 27 and conduct a conference call with analysts the next day. We expect lower gold prices in Q1 2015, as compared to the corresponding period last year, to negativ...
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Weekly Notes On Gaming Industry: Electronic Arts & Activision Blizzard

by Trefis Team
The gaming industry is showing some signs of improvement in terms of software title sales in 2015. Top video game developers such as Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), and Take-Two Interactive released several popula...
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Weekly Notes On Restaurant Industry: McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Brands, & Chipotle Mexican Grill

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The U.S. restaurant industry is facing tough competition among the fast food chains for the breakfast segment market share. However, fast casual restaurants still hold the upper hand in terms of customer traffic. On top of that, unfavorable weath...
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U.S. Steel Earnings Preview: Improved Market Conditions In U.S. And Cost Savings To Boost Q1 Results

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U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) will release its first quarter results on April 28 and conduct a conference call with analysts the next day. Improving market conditions for steel in North America are likely to boost the results of the company’s U.S. Fl...
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Earnings Review: GM Had A Tough Q1

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General Motors (NYSE:GM) announced its results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 on April 23. The company reported earnings of $0.86 per share, a big improvement over last year’s $0.36., and revenue and EBITDA of $35.7 billion and $...
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Cliffs Natural Resources Earnings Preview: Lower Iron Ore And Coal Prices To Weigh On Q1 Results

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Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) will announce its first quarter results on April 28 and conduct a conference call with analysts the next day. We expect lower iron ore and metallurgical coal prices to negatively impact Cliffs’ quarterly result...
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Freeport-McMoRan Earnings Review: Lower Copper And Oil Prices Weigh On Q1 Results

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) released its first quarter results and conducted a conference call with analysts on Thursday, April 23. As expected, the company’s results were negatively impacted by weak copper and oil prices. Excluding th...
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Pandora Falls On Wider Losses; Future Remains Grim

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Pandora Media (NYSE:P) was down 5% in after hours trading despite its revenues and earnings beat in the first quarter of 2015. The company reported 19% year over year growth in its revenues to $230.8 million, driven by growth in active users, lis...
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P&G Reports Moderate Q3 Results, Lays Out Future Growth Strategy

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Global consumer processed goods behemoth Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) reported moderate third quarter results on April 23rd. (P&G follows July-June fiscal year.). The company continued to take a beating from currency headwinds, which dragg...
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Boston Scientific Earnings Preview: New Products To Drive Growth

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Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) is expected to announce its Q1 2015 earnings on Tuesday, April 28. In the last quarter, the company reported a 7% year-over-year (y-o-y) growth in operational revenue, as the company’s two largest divisions, Intervent...
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Google Q1 Earnings: Ad Revenues Post Growth Once Again

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Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) posted its first quarter 2015 results on April 23rd, reporting 12% year-on-year growth in revenues to $17.7 billion, in line with our expectations . Google’s operating income from continuing operations increased marginally by...
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Restaurant Brands International Earnings Preview: International Expansion Remains Priority

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Restaurant Brands International Inc (TSX/NYSE:QSR), the parent company of the Canadian multinational fast-casual restaurant chain Tim Hortons and the American burger giant,  Burger King (NYSE:BKW), is slated to release its first quarter earnings ...
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